35 Over 35

 

35 debut authors over 35.

 

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The Boatmaker Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781935639985
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Published: Tin House Books - March 3rd, 2015

Part fable, part allegory, The Boatmaker is the haunting and passionate story of a voyage of self-discovery.


No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568585093
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 25th, 2015

In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York.


Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385347136
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - April 21st, 2015

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

"Whom to marry, and when will it happen--these two questions define every woman's existence."


The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393239164
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 3rd, 2015

A creative writing group unites and inspires girls of the first South African generation “born free.”


Lockdown on Rikers: Shocking Stories of Abuse and Injustice at New York's Notorious Jail Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250077844
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 29th, 2015

Winner of the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize for Non-Fiction


Like a Woman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938103247
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Published: Dzanc Books - April 7th, 2015

Like a Woman follows Taylor, a working class white girl too tough and too tender for her own good, who helps friends, rescues strays, and carries her battered copy of Ghandi on Non-Violence everywhere she goes.


The Wild Inside: A Novel of Suspense (Glacier Mystery Series #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476775456
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Published: Atria Books - June 16th, 2015

A haunting crime novel set in Glacier National Park about a man who finds himself at odds with the dark heart of the wild—and the even darker heart of human nature.

It was a clear night in Glacier National Park.


She Came From Beyond!: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781468311525
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2015

The Girl from the Garden: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062388384
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Published: Ecco - August 18th, 2015

An extraordinary new writer makes her literary debut with this suspenseful novel of desire, obsession, power and vulnerability, in which a crisis of inheritance leads to the downfall of a wealthy family of Persian Jews in early twentieth-century Iran.


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Our Endless Numbered Days: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941040010
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Published: Tin House Books - March 17th, 2015

Part fairy-tale, part magic, yet always savagely realistic Claire Fuller's haunting and powerful debut Our Endless Numbered Days will appeal to fans of Eowyn Ivey's The Snow Child and Christian Baker Kline's Orphan Train .


Into the Valley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616955090
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Published: Soho Press - August 4th, 2015

Ruth Galm's spare, poetic debut novel, set in the American West of early Joan Didion, traces the drifting path of a young woman as she skirts the law and her own oppressive anxiety.


My Chinese-America (SFWP Literary Awards) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781939650306
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Published: Santa Fe Writer's Project - April 1st, 2015

Eloquently written essays about aspects of Asian American life comprise this collection that looks at how Asian-Americans view themselves in light of America’s insensitivities, stereotypes, and expectations. My Chinese-America speaks on masculinity, identity, and topics ranging from Jeremy Lin and immigration to profiling and Asian silences.


You Blew It!: An Awkward Look at the Many Ways in Which You've Already Ruined Your Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147515803
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Published: Plume - October 6th, 2015

A hilarious examination of faux pas for readers of Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half and Jenny Lawson’s Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

Humankind is doomed. Especially you.
 


My Life as a Mermaid, and Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938103032
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Published: Dzanc Books - June 9th, 2015

This stunning collection introduces an important new voice in American fiction. The characters--among them a suburban wife, an alcoholic mother, two homeless men, and an injured veteran--grapple with being voiceless and feeling trapped.


Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455554591
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 23rd, 2015

For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was "the gasoline of all adventure." She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened twenty-first-century woman.


The Star Side of Bird Hill: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594205958
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Published: Penguin Press - June 30th, 2015

Two sisters are suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Barbados to live with their grandmother, in this stunning debut novel
 


Small Mercies: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525427292
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Published: Viking - March 10th, 2015

“An intimate family portrait.”
The New York Times
 
“Eddie Joyce’s terrific first novel is so American that the story might as well have taken place at the base of the Statue of Liberty.”
—Richard Russo
 


Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere Cover Image
By Zach Klein, Steven Leckart, Noah Kalina (By (photographer))
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316378215
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 29th, 2015

Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.


People Like You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989302364
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Published: Atelier26 Books - November 17th, 2015

Finalist, PEN/Hemingway Award

In this marvelously funny, unsettling, subtle, and moving collection of stories, the characters exist in the thick of everyday experience absent of epiphanies. The people are caught off-guard or cast adrift by personal impulses even while wide awake to their own imperfections.


Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465059737
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Published: Basic Books - December 1st, 2015

Look closely at any typically "American" article of clothing these days, and you may be surprised to see a Japanese label inside. From high-end denim to oxford button-downs, Japanese designers have taken the classic American look-known as ametora, or "American traditional"-and turned it into a huge business for companies like Uniqlo, Kamakura Shirts, Evisu, and Kapital.


The Unfortunates: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374114503
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2015

In this "brilliant social satire of life among the 1 percent of the 1 percent" (The Washington Post), Sophie McManus presents a contemporary American tragedy of breathtaking scope. The Unfortunates is the story of a wealthy family coming to terms with how their privilege and entitlement means nothing in the face of an uncaring universe.


Orhan's Inheritance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616203740
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2015

They found him inside one of seventeen cauldrons in the courtyard, steeping in an indigo dye two shades darker than the summer sky.


Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age (Oxford Studies in Digital Politics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780199363865
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2015

Anonymous. WikiLeaks. The Syrian Electronic Army. Edward Snowden. Bitcoin. The Arab Spring. Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors are changing the way the world works and disrupting the institutions that once held a monopoly on power.


We Have the Technology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, and Scientists Are Transforming Human Perception, One Sense at a Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465089970
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Published: Basic Books - December 8th, 2015

An award-winning journalist investigates how scientists and citizens around the world are re-tooling our senses-and what their discoveries are teaching us about the nature and future of human perception


Magpie: Sweets and Savories from Philadelphia's Favorite Pie Boutique Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762454532
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Published: Running Press Adult - September 15th, 2015

Magpie Artisan Pie Boutique is a jewel in Philadelphia's food-town crown, and you can recreate it at home!
Since 2012, the pocket-size shop on South Street in Philadelphia has been turning out flaky crusts and luscious fillings.


Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568584959
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Published: Nation Books - August 4th, 2015

"This book is a godsend ... a moving portrait for anyone wanting to go beyond the simplified labels and metrics and really understand an urban high school, and its highly individual, resilient, eager and brilliant students and educators." --Dave Eggers, co-founder, 826 National and ScholarMatch


Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom Cover Image
By Colleen Saidman Yee, Susan K. Reed (With), Rodney Yee (Afterword by)
$27.49
ISBN: 9781476776781
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Published: Atria Books - June 2nd, 2015

From a rebellious young woman with a dangerous heroin habit to a globe-trotting fashion model to “First Lady of Yoga” (The New York Times), Colleen Saidman Yee tells the remarkable story of how she found herself through the healing power of yoga—and then inspired others to do the same.

I’ve learned how to extract the beauty of an ordinary day.


Shipbreaking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934695449
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Published: Anhinga Press - August 20th, 2015

Poetry. SHIPBREAKING is a stunning book about being awake. Robin Beth Schaer spins her readers through the wires, storms, and electricity between us with great precision of language and line. This is the voice of an explorer, a speaker of wild courage.


The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568584980
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Published: Bold Type Books - July 14th, 2015

One of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015

An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma (Myanmar)


The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781610395939
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Published: PublicAffairs - April 7th, 2015

One of the New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2015One of Financial Times' Books of the Year, 2015A New York Times Editors' ChoiceA New Statesman UK] Essential Book of the Year 2015A Times UK] Book of the Year 2015Shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for NonfictionShortlisted for the 2016 Orwell PrizeWhen Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq afte


Making Nice: A Novel in Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627790932
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 17th, 2015


Named a book of the year by BUSTLE and ELECTRIC LITERATURE

“Alby is Holden Caulfield in the Internet age..." --Los Angeles Times


Dragonfish: A Novel Cover Image
By Vu Tran
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ISBN: 9780393077803
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 3rd, 2015

A New York Times Notable Book of 2015

"Vu Tran's Dragonfish is that rare hybrid marvel—a literary thriller, a narrative of migration and loss that upends the conventions of any form." —Dinaw Mengestu, author of All Our Names


Small Victories: One Couple's Surprising Adventures Collecting American Prints Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781567925296
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - December 1st, 2014

An illustrated journey through American prints, illuminated by the victories, defeats and discoveries of two intrepid collectors. For more than four decades, Dave H. Williams and Reba White built the most comprehensive treasury of American prints ever assembled.


Hinge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935716365
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Published: National Poetry Review Press - January 30th, 2015

Hinge is a book fixated on contingency and what it might mean to live in it. These meditative lyrics are radically, at times painfully aware that anything could happen .... This awareness walks hand in hand with Wolahan's almost preternatural sensitivity to cause and effect, the syntax of the physical and the interplay of the parts that make up any given whole.


House Broken Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451472137
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Published: Berkley - January 6th, 2015

In this compelling and poignant debut novel, a woman skilled at caring for animals must learn to mend the broken relationships in her family.…